Paul Starkovich Interview
Suncadia (Resort), Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement
Paul Starkovich talks about his family's history with logging in the Swauk, Tanum, and Casland areas in Washington state. He explains how his father supplied wood to the Northwestern Improvement Company No. 7 Mine, and how he himself worked for the M.C. Miller Company and Cascade Lumber Company. Starkovich talks about the effects of the Great Depression on logging. He describes local mill operations and speaks about the Ronald still explosion of 1928. He talks about Prohibition, the Great Depression, and New Deal programs in the area. He concludes the interview with comments on local coal mining and the HighLine Canal.
The cover image shows a large cut tree and a man from the Cascade Lumber Company. The photo was taken near First Creek in the Swauk Valley in Kittitas County, Washington, in 1931.
Starkovich, Paul, "Paul Starkovich Interview" (1981). Roslyn, Cle Elum, and Ronald Oral History Interviews. 101.
Oral history, Logging--Washington (State)
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